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neon and serf (was: DAV is complicated and slow?)

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2005-11-25 09:20:27 CET

On Thu, Nov 24, 2005 at 08:10:56AM -0500, Mark Phippard wrote:
> > In terms of writing code, while I haven't had time personally, I can
> > make it possible for others :-) I have an intern starting in January
> > to work on serf and svn integration. I'll make sure he knows that he
> > can talk about it whenever he's up for it.
> Are there some technical reasons why it would not be easier and better to
> just get the features we need into Neon?

Neon is designed with a synchronous model in mind. It would need to
change rather dramatically. Possible to do, of course. It's just a
simple matter of programming :-)

That said, there were a number of other things that we wanted to
explore in designing an HTTP client library when we started serf:
filtering, minimal-copy, multiplexing connections, etc. Serf has a
very different API model (which is not very friendly right now, which
is one of the problems that needs to be fixed).


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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